LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawsuit brought by a man who was molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could force the organization to reveal years of perversion files.
Files detailing sex abuse allegations that were kept by the organization between 1960 and 1991 already have been made public.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Unincorporated Area Near South Los Angeles
The potential release of more recent files — from 1991 to 2007 — would reveal whether the Boy Scouts improved efforts to protect children.READ MORE: Cat Named Hog Allegedly Taken By Uber Eats Driver Back Home In Studio City
The plaintiff was sexually abused by an adult volunteer while the two worked at a Christmas tree lot fundraiser.
The Boy Scouts of America say in a statement that the volunteer’s behavior was unacceptable but declined to comment on the larger issue of the files.MORE NEWS: Vigil Held For Cows That Escaped From Pico Rivera Meatpacking Plant
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